Autumn in The Park Festival
Friday, September 20
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, September 21
11:00 AM Parade
12:30 PM 10:00 PM Fest Grounds Opened
Palos Park Village Green
8901 West 123rd Street


Autumn in the Park Chili ContestThe Chili Cook Off
Saturday, September 21
Public Tasting 1:15 pm - $5.00
Awards Announced on Tennis Courts at 2:30 pm

Do you make the BEST pot of chili in your family??? DO PEOPLE tell you your CHILI is AWESOME? Here is an opportunity to have the PUBLIC decide if that is TRUE. Join the 2013 Chili Cook Off PEOPLES CHOICE competition. You will not be disappointed in the experience. Our seasoned cooks will be competing in their respective competitions, but will enthusiastically share with you their secrets and experiences in the CHILI world.


Click on the applications below for more information on
each level of competition.

International Chili Society Casi logo
ICS Application CASI Application 2013 People's Choice Only Application
If interested in being a Judge for Salsa, Red Chili or Verde (Green) Chili call 708-671-3760.
 Judging takes about an hour.

Chili Cook Off in Palos Park, IL

For more information contact us at 708-671-3700